Training

Plymouth’s Half Marathon has teamed up with Martin Yelling, marathon coach and co-founder of Yelling Performance, to provide you with professional training advice in preparation for your journey to 13.1!

Whether you are new to running or looking to improve your time, these quick reference training guides will help you to achieve your goal!

Beginner 12 Week Training Plan 

Training for a half marathon needs to see you build up some regular running miles. Start this plan if you can already run for 20 to 30 minutes continuously. Your training should be progressive and balanced so you don’t feel too tired.

Beginner 10 Week Training Plan

Training for a half marathon needs to see you build up some regular running miles. Start this plan if you can already run for 20 to 30 minutes continuously. Your training should be progressive and balanced so you don’t feel too tired.

Improver 10 Week Training Plan 

You should do the improver schedule if you plan to run 4 times per week and would consider yourself to be a regular runner.

Advanced 10 Week Training Plan

You should do the advanced plan if you are a regular runner and plan to run 5-6 times per week in your half marathon build up.